Celestion Speakers

Totally on a vintage kick these days, so please share knowledge or 1st hand experience of Celestion for those that have been there done that. Peace.


  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,598
    edited June 5
    Celestion bookies, I've owned 2 pairs.

    I think they sound like KEF speakers. neutral with a bit of softness in their highs, but just a bit. The air is there but not as nice as Totems. Maybe like the Peerless sound of older Polks.

    I think they are fine speakers and made well!
    Post edited by Tony M on
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,598
    I think I had those Celestion 3's. :)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,598
    That tweeter cover is quite unmistakable. A great tweeter they are too. ;)

    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 4,425
    I think my guitar amp has a celestion speaker
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    Mr. Sharpe wrote: »
    Meh these were extra $70 as an open box item so it didn’t much to me either way:)

  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 1,871
    I remember demo'ing the DL10 back in the day. Ended up with a pair of 10B's instead.
  • Msabot1Msabot1 Posts: 2,097
    They are standard equipment in the old Vox and Marshall cabinets back in the 60's and early 70's..not sure about now though..
  • ConradiclesConradicles Posts: 5,735
    These look pretty sweet:

  • ConradiclesConradicles Posts: 5,735
    I'm a sucker for a 3 way speaker.
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 1,405
    I'm a sucker for a 3 way speaker.

    I am too. I’m also a sucker for 2 way, 4 way, 5 way, and 6 way. After that, it seems a little over the top. But I will still buy them :wink:
    2 channel
    Speakers: Mission 770 Freedoms
    Integrated amp: Technics SU-v75 and matching tuner
    CDP: Technics SL-PC20
    Cables: Monoprice, Monster, Acoustic Research, and a few generic ones
    TT: Technics SL-3200, direct drive
    Cartridge: Shure M97xE

    Pc gaming setup
    Receiver/amp: Yamaha RX-V665
    Computer: Lenovo g50 (soon to be upgraded to a Dell Precision 690 which is far from stock!!)
    Interconnects: Amazon basics HDMI, Acoustic Research HDMI, Monoprice speaker cables
    Speakers: Boston Acoustics CR75s

    Random equipment on standby:
    Onkyo TX-v940, JBL woofers and tweeters, single Klipsch KG .5, Yamaha guitar amplifier, Peavey Rage 158 guitar amplifier, Kicker comp 12” subwoofer, single Bose 802 series II, a whole bunch of 1”-3” full range drivers, Infinity Crescendo 3007s (on sale), Polk LSi25s
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